Treasurer’s College Prep Financial Education Courses Teach High School Students Money Management Skills
CLEVELAND - State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel’s office recently delivered financial education presentations in Northeast Ohio designed to help prepare high school students for college. The presentation, Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, were held in various Cleveland high schools and allowed freshmen to participate in money management skill discussions and working groups.
“By educating Ohio’s high school students as they prepare to leave for college we are helping them lay the foundation for a successful future,” said Treasurer Mandel. “This presentation gives our students skills that will help prepare them for college and beyond.”
On September 28th and 29th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 177 freshman students of Cleveland Central Catholic High School.
On October 4th and 5th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 53 freshman students at Glenville High School and 84 freshman students at East Tech High School.
On October 11th and 13th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 63 freshman students at Kenmore High School and 35 freshman students at Washington Park High School.
The Treasurer’s office delivered this presentation through the Bridges program as a part of their partnership with the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC). The Bridges program is offered to select high schools by OFIC with the goal of connecting urban youth, in the Cleveland area, to colleges and universities. Students in the program can earn scholarships from OFIC, up to $40,000, based on the number of workshops attended while attending high school.
For more information on upcoming financial education programs in your area or to view additional financial education resources please visit www.OhioTreasurer.gov/Financial_Education , join us at www.facebook.com/SmartMoneyChoices or call: 1-800-228-1102, Option 1.